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  1. Greek Theatre in the Fourth Century BC

    Greek Theatre in the Fourth Century BC [Hardback]

    Eric Csapo (Editor); Hans Rupprecht Goette (Editor); J. R. Green (Editor); Peter Wilson (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9783110337488
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Age-old scholarly dogma holds that the death of serious theatre went hand-in-hand with the 'death' of the city-state and that the fourth century BC ushered in an era of theatrical mediocrity offering shallow entertainment to a dep... .... Learn More
  2. Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes

    Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes: A Study of Isthmian 4, Pythian 5, Olympian 1, and Olympian 3 [Hardback]

    Eveline Krummen (Author); J. G. Howie (Translator)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205564
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA Classical and medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 52
    In this pioneering study, first published in German as Pyrsos Hymnon. Festliche Gegenwart und mythisch-rituelle Tradition als Voraussetzung einer Pindarinterpretation (Isthmie 4, Pythie 5, Olympie 1 und 3) (1990), Eveline Krummen ... .... Learn More
  3. Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum

    Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum [Hardback]

    Nicholas Sekunda (Editor); Bogdan Burliga (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788375311679
    Published by : Akanthina
    Series: Monograph Series
    Volume: 9
    The works assembled in this volume complement the article written on the battle of Lechaeum by Andreas Konecy in Chrion 31 (2001), which is here translated into Eng... .... Learn More
  4. Herodotus in Nubia

    Herodotus in Nubia [Hardback]

    Laszlo Torok (Author)

    £81.50

    ISBN: 9789004269132
    Published by : Brill Academic Publishers
    Twentieth century commentaries on Herodotus' passages on Nubia, the historical kingdom of Kush and the Aithiopia of the Greek tradition, rely mostly on an outdated and biased interpretation of the textual and archaeological eviden... .... Learn More
  5. Alcman and the Cosmos of Sparta

    Alcman and the Cosmos of Sparta [Paperback]

    Gloria Ferrari (Author)

    £24.50

    ISBN: 9780226668680
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
    The Partheneion, or "maiden song," composed in the seventh century BCE by the Spartan poet Alcman, is the earliest substantial example of a choral lyric. A provocative reinterpretation of the Partheneion and its broader ... .... Learn More
  6. Herodotus and Hellenistic Culture

    Herodotus and Hellenistic Culture: Literary Studies in the Reception of the Histories [Hardback]

    Jessica Priestley (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780199653096
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In a series of literary studies, Priestley explores some of the earliest ancient responses to Herodotus' Histories through the extant written record of the early and middle Hellenistic period. Responses to the Histories were rich ... .... Learn More
  7. Thucydides, Pericles and the Idea of Athens in the Peloponnesian War

    Thucydides, Pericles and the Idea of Athens in the Peloponnesian War [Paperback]

    Martha C. Taylor (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9781107415409
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this volume Martha Taylor argues that Thucydides subtly critiques Pericles' vision of Athens as a city divorced from the territory of Attica and focused, instead, on the sea and the empire. Thucydides shows that Pericles' reconceputalization... .... Learn More
  8. A Companion to Hellenistic Literature

    A Companion to Hellenistic Literature [Paperback]

    James J. Clauss (Author); Martine Cuypers (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781118782903
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    30 essays explore the social and intellectual contexts of the production of literature in the Hellenistic period and examine the relationship between Hellenistic and earlier literature. The volume covers the work of well-respected poets alongsi... .... Learn More
  9. Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic

    Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic [Paperback]

    Deborah Beck (Author)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9780292756793
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    In this original study Deborah Beck analyses the full range of methods of speech representation, placing a new weight on non-direct speech. She examines the complex and overlapping functions of each form of speech representation, ... .... Learn More
  10. The Oxford Handbook of Childhood Education in the Classical World

    The Oxford Handbook of Childhood Education in the Classical World [Hardback]

    Judith Evans Grubbs (Editor); Tim Parkin (Editor); Roslynne Bell (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9780199781546
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The past thirty years have seen an explosion of interest in Greek and Roman social history, particularly studies of women and the family. Until recently these studies did not focus especially on children and childhood, but conside... .... Learn More

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